The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 585 579 568
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Drools 23 36 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 59
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +150.00%
Drools
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14698 17460 18990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 35.57% 40.84% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12576 14525 16762
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Drools across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in London

Drools
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Drools across the London region.

Drools Salary Trend in London

Drools
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Drools across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Drools Salary Histogram in London

Drools
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 10 £56,250 +25.00%
Docklands, London - 3 £30,000 -
New Malden - 1 £47,500 -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Drools also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Drools.

1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (76.36%) TDD
3 41 (74.55%) SOA
4 39 (70.91%) JMS
5 38 (69.09%) Scrum
5 38 (69.09%) Cucumber
5 38 (69.09%) BDD
6 35 (63.64%) REST
6 35 (63.64%) Apache Camel
7 33 (60.00%) Selenium
7 33 (60.00%) Maven
8 28 (50.91%) SOAP
8 28 (50.91%) OOA/OOD
8 28 (50.91%) OO
8 28 (50.91%) Web Services
9 23 (41.82%) Relational Database
10 22 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
11 21 (38.18%) Java EE
12 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (36.36%) Java EE 5
12 20 (36.36%) Java SE
13 19 (34.55%) Spring
13 19 (34.55%) Subversion
14 18 (32.73%) JBoss
15 17 (30.91%) JUnit
16 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
17 13 (23.64%) Workflow
17 13 (23.64%) XML
17 13 (23.64%) Eclipse

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Drools also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Drools. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (32.73%) JBoss
2 10 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) Relational Database
2 10 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (69.09%) Cucumber
2 33 (60.00%) Selenium
2 33 (60.00%) Maven
3 19 (34.55%) Subversion
4 17 (30.91%) JUnit
5 13 (23.64%) Eclipse
6 11 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
8 9 (16.36%) Ant
8 9 (16.36%) JIRA
9 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 52 (94.55%) Developer
2 51 (92.73%) Java Developer
3 17 (30.91%) Senior Developer
3 17 (30.91%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (27.27%) Junior
4 15 (27.27%) Junior Developer
4 15 (27.27%) Junior Java Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Middleware Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Java Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Integration Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (70.91%) JMS
2 35 (63.64%) REST
2 35 (63.64%) Apache Camel
3 28 (50.91%) SOAP
3 28 (50.91%) Web Services
4 22 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
5 21 (38.18%) Java EE
6 20 (36.36%) Java EE 5
6 20 (36.36%) Java SE
7 19 (34.55%) Spring
8 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
9 13 (23.64%) XML
10 11 (20.00%) XSD
10 11 (20.00%) WSDL
10 11 (20.00%) JSON
11 10 (18.18%) Apache CXF
11 10 (18.18%) jBPM
11 10 (18.18%) XSL
12 9 (16.36%) Middleware
12 9 (16.36%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) TDD
2 41 (74.55%) SOA
3 38 (69.09%) Scrum
3 38 (69.09%) BDD
4 28 (50.91%) OOA/OOD
4 28 (50.91%) OO
5 22 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (23.64%) Workflow
8 10 (18.18%) Data Transformation
9 7 (12.73%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (12.73%) Project Management
9 7 (12.73%) Kanban
10 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.27%) Network Management
11 4 (7.27%) BPMN
11 4 (7.27%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (7.27%) BPEL
11 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
12 1 (1.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (18.18%) XPath
3 9 (16.36%) Groovy
4 6 (10.91%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Nokia
1 7 (12.73%) Siemens
1 7 (12.73%) Cerillion
1 7 (12.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) IBM